KeepIt.Coop

Standing by the values of the co-operative movement

A joint letter to the Guardian

Watching the agonies of the Co-operative Group has been hard for those us who want to see fundamental change in the way our economy and wider society is run, and believe the co-operative movement has a lot of the answers (Report, 21 April). For almost 100 years the labour movement and co-operative movement have worked together through our respective political parties to achieve progressive social change. The electoral agreement signed by the Labour party and the Co-operative party in 1927 has ensured the co-operative movement has a strong voice in parliament and within the Labour family. (more…)